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The Perfect Storm

Based on a true story, The Perfect Storm follows the life and death struggle of the crew (played by George Clooney and Mark Wahlberg, John C. Reilly, William Fichtner and Michael Ironside) of a small fishing vessel that is caught in the midst of mother natures' wrath. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B-
Violence: C-
Sexual Content: C+
Language: C-
Drugs/Alcohol: C
Run Time: 130
Theater Release: 30 Jun 2000
Video Release: 04 Jun 2004
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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The Perfect Storm is rated PG-13: for language and scenes of peril.

Director: Wolfgang Petersen
Cast: George Clooney, Mark Wahlberg, John C. Reilly, William Fichtner, Michael Ironside
Studio: 2000 Warner Brothers
Website: Official site for The Perfect Storm.

Detailed Review

On October 30, 1991, a dying hurricane off the east coast of the U.S. collided with two other weather systems, resulting in "The Perfect Storm" -- the most powerful storm… 
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